Top, Christine MacDougall-Danielson’s first grade class hold books they received through Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Below, fourth graders, from left, James Brown, Korey Apley, Javelin Rouque, Shelby Haskins, Paige Reed, Ryan Spelker, and Madysyn Salazar hold up newspapers that they read every week in Patrick Caron’s class. Submitted photos

Top, Christine MacDougall-Danielson’s first grade class hold books they received through Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Below, fourth graders, from left, James Brown, Korey Apley, Javelin Rouque, Shelby Haskins, Paige Reed, Ryan Spelker, and Madysyn Salazar hold up newspapers that they read every week in Patrick Caron’s class. Submitted photos

@SequimSchools — Nov. 29, 2017

DISTRICT

The next school board meeting is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in the district boardroom, 503 N. Sequim Ave. The public is invited to attend, and time is set aside for public comment. To view the agenda and minutes of past meetings, click on “Board of Directors” on the district’s website at www.sequim.k12.wa.us.

The school district’s Comprehensive Needs Assessment survey is open for comment. This survey asks households located in the school district service area to share opinions about daily operations (i.e. those needing improvement and those working effectively), as well as the district’s plans for the future. Any Sequim household can take the survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/CNA1819 from now through Dec. 13.

GREYWOLF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

NatHalie Maynock’s fifth grade language arts class recently took the Kids at Hope Pledge and customized it to make their own pledge:

I am Landon.

I am a kid at hope.

I am deductive, social and funny.

I have dreams for the future.

To share my poems with the world,

To have a successful career,

To be a hard-working wood worker.

I will climb to reach those dreams by

Earning money, learn new and old languages,

Buy and get a passport and to be creative.

Study something I like,

Be a hard-worker, and earn money.

Study techniques, earn money, and be resourceful,

And to be smart with tools.

I am capable of success

No exceptions!!!

Landon Elliot

I am most definitely a kid at hope.

I am curious, brilliant And the second weirdest person you could ever meet.

I have dreams for the future, (a thousand ones, but here’s a few)

Get a job that I enjoy,

Design a house,

And become a better writer. Bam!

I will climb to reach those goals by,

Educations, dedication,

Saving money, Planning, Research,

Positivity, Practice, hard work.

I am surely capable of success

No exceptions!!!

Jovi Weller

I am a kid at hope. I am knowledgeable, sympathetic and enlightened.

I have dreams for my future, such as;

Becoming a billionaire, becoming stronger than I am now,

and to be a well-experienced pastor.

I will build upon experience to achieve these dreams by saving up

On a well-paying job, by working out, and by studying the bible.

When I look upon my dreams, I know I can achieve them, Because I know that I’m capable of success.

No Exceptions!!!

Carter Whitemarsh

I am a kid at hope.

I am a bookworm, a chef and a reader.

I have dreams for the future like

Getting a well-paying job

Staying healthy

And having a nice life.

I will reach these goals and dreams by

Going to college

Staying healthy

And doing something extraordinary.

I am capable of success.

No exceptions!!!

Austin Baritelle

I am a kid at hope.

I am hopeful, cheerful, and different.

I have dreams for the future.

I want to be a teacher

Move to my own house and decorate it how I like it

Help the homeless

I will climb to reach those dreams by

Going to college

Saving up money, being creative, and gong to the mall

Being kind, considerate, saving money to buy them food and shelter.

I am capable of success.

No Exceptions!!!

Lilly Endicott

I am a kid at hope.

I am artistic, creative

And knowing.

I have dreams for the future.

Play on a basketball team

Be a professional artist

Be experienced with important things

I will climb to reach those dreams everyday by

First learning rules and moves

Practice making colors, coming up with different ways to draw and paint

To see what is coming and to be prepared for it.

I am capable of success

No exceptions!!!

Brayan Rayon

HELEN HALLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

First-graders from Christine MacDougall-Danielson’s class are enjoying the engaging Bella and Rosie books! Thanks to the generosity of the Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a community education grant titled, “Fluency Success with Early Readers” was awarded to the reading specialist Betsy Smith. First grade and Kindergarten classrooms were given these wildly popular books. Thank you Beta Nu!

Students in Patrick Caron’s fourth grade class work on their critical and analytical reading skills by reading the newspaper every Wednesday. Newspaper articles are a great way to build comprehension skills. Students read current community events and share their thoughts and opinions. All the students have fun looking for pictures of friends and relatives. Javelin Rouque says he loves the sporting good ads and Elaina challenges herself with the crossword puzzles!

Editor’s note: Thanks for reading!

SEQUIM HIGH SCHOOL

The ASVAB Career Exploration Test will be offered from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the high school library. There is no fee. Sign up in the counseling office.

Fourth graders, from left, James Brown, Korey Apley, Javelin Rouque, Shelby Haskins, Paige Reed, Ryan Spelker, and Madysyn Salazar hold up newspapers that they read every week in Patrick Caron’s class. Submitted photo

Fourth graders, from left, James Brown, Korey Apley, Javelin Rouque, Shelby Haskins, Paige Reed, Ryan Spelker, and Madysyn Salazar hold up newspapers that they read every week in Patrick Caron’s class. Submitted photo

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